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The Meaning of “Adverse Employment Action” Under California Law

Published on December 28, 2023

Image Source Adverse employment action is any shift in your job’s terms and conditions that is unfavorable to you. From overt acts like a sudden termination to more subtle ones, such as a diminishment of benefits or a stunt of career advancement.  | Read More » |

Meal and Rest Breaks for Salaried and Exempt Workers in California

Published on December 5, 2023

Ensuring employees have adequate rest and meal breaks is not only a legal requirement in California, but it also plays a crucial role in maintaining employee well-being, productivity, and safety. While non-exempt employees are entitled to both meal  | Read More » |

Time Clock Rules For Hourly Employees in California

Published on December 2, 2023

Under California labor laws, the distinction between exempt and non-exempt employees carries significant weight. While exempt employees enjoy certain exemptions, non-exempt or hourly employees navigate many regulations, especially concerning time  | Read More » |

What Is a Hostile Work Environment in California?

Published on November 22, 2023

You are working hard, trying to make ends meet, and suddenly, you find yourself in a situation that is making your job unbearable. It may be the way your coworkers treat you or the actions of your employer that are creating a toxic environment. You  | Read More » |

Can Workers Work Through Lunch Breaks in California?

Published on November 19, 2023

When you are neck-deep in tasks at work, it is natural to want to power through your lunch break and get everything done. But what does California law say about working through your lunch break? This article explains lunch breaks and your rights  | Read More » |

Time Clock Rules for Hourly Employees

Published on November 17, 2023

Keeping track of time input for California labor laws for hourly employees is important. Employers must ensure these employees are fairly compensated for the hours they put in. However keeping track of the time put in by California labor laws  | Read More » |

Can I Sue An Employer?

Published on October 3, 2023

Do I need a lawyer to sue my employer? Yes, always seek legal counsel before engaging your employer in a legal battle. Employers hold significant sway over your employment, so it’s advisable to tread cautiously. A skilled and experienced  | Read More » |

Who is an Exempt Employee in California?

Published on September 28, 2023

Under employment law, one term that often raises eyebrows and sparks countless questions is “exempt employee.” If you’re a hiring manager, recruiter, or even an employee in California, understanding this classification is beneficial.  | Read More » |

How Many Days in a Row Can You Work in California?

Published on September 28, 2023

California has its own unique set of rules that provide for employment matters. Have you ever wondered how many consecutive days you can work in California? It is not just a matter of curiosity; it is a matter of labor law. This article will delve  | Read More » |

Lunch Break Rules and Laws in California

Published on September 22, 2023

Are you familiar with the lunch break regulations in California? If not, you are in the right place. This article aims to comprehensively understand the state’s lunch break rules and laws for exempt and nonexempt employees. Read along! What  | Read More » |